Market (Talat Sao) - this is the main shopping place in Vientiane. There
are a variety of goods and local products with reasonable
prices. You can buy Lao designed and handmade souvenirs
such as textiles, Lao skirts (sinh), handicraft, jewelry
and antiques. Get another shopping experience by go
to Talat Sao and shop till you drop.
Ethnic Cultural Park - also known as Suan Vatthanatham in Lao, is located
20 kilometers from Vientiane. In this one place you
can see the lifestyle of all the ethnic groups in Laos,
their homes, a small zoo and a good view of the Friendship
bridge linking Laos and Thailand. There are a number
of riverside bars and restaurant so sit back, relax
and enjoy the day at Suan Vatthanatham.